Donna Hay! What a legend. The lovely lady has mastered the art of turning a few simple ingredients into a dish that tastes as good as it looks. It’s nice to see MasterChef New Zealand bringing in some of the heavy weights early in the piece too.
The challenge set is to make 2 cakes. I’m cringing already after being sent home on a dessert challenge myself. Baking is a whole different ball game to cooking. If you’re not familiar with the techniques then chances are you’re going to make a mistake. Matt didn’t even know that the batter wasn’t supposed to be lumpy!
He then makes a mess of his oven and has to clean it up. I don’t think he realises that by doing so he’s let all the hot air out of the oven which is going to effect how the cake cooks. Continue reading »